Why you ought to be using Spice Drops to add a fresh twist to old drinks

Sam @ Copperpot Bar

  Occasionally a product comes along which changes the way you do things, or in this case, simplifies time consuming processes and opens up interesting flavours and combinations to everyone, on both sides of the bar. We’re talking about Spice Drops from Holy Lama. Spice drops are essentially natural spice extracts and an emulsifier, which allows for the oils to …

Squeeze the last few drops of sunshine out of 2017 with this classic Caipirinha recipe

Sam @ Copperpot Bar

  So summer is nearly over, but considering it was 27 degrees in London yesterday it seems we might just be spared the wind and rain of autumn for a few more weeks at least. The excitement of this weekend’s Notting Hill Carnival has got us clinging on to what’s left of the summer for dear-life and in attempt to …

Our cocktail for Cinco de Mayo – The Toreador

Sam @ Copperpot Bar

Since it’s Cinco de Mayo, half the world will be hitting the Tequila tonight in celebration of Mexican culture and we couldn’t resist joining in. There’s a lot of things you can do with Tequila despite its sometimes undeserved reputation as something grotesque to be struggled through, shot after shot at a student party. Tequila as a spirit easily holds …

Bank Holiday Cocktail #2 – Orange and Pomegranate Margarita

Sam @ Copperpot Bar

Our second bank holiday cocktail, the orange and pomegranate Margarita is perfect for a BBQ or making in batches. Large-format drinks are great for sharing and require minimal effort should you be so inclined to share. To make this deliciou drink you will need the following: Blanco Tequila of your choice: We’ve used Ocho because we think it’s delicious An …

Bank Holiday Cocktail #1 – Spiced Ginger Daiquiri

Sam @ Copperpot Bar

Our first bank holiday cocktail, the spiced ginger daiquiri reflects the weather this weekend in London – trying to be summery with a distinct winter bite. This is reflected in the freshness of the lime juice and the warm spices in the Sailor Jerry’s and the ginger wine. To make this drink you will need the following: Spiced rum – …